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KEARNEY — On Wednesday, Oct. 9, Kearney High School was hive of activity as industry leaders, educational programming experts and the military were on hand to provide sophomores and juniors a glimpse at possible career paths while throwing in a bit of entertainment during a high school career expo.
Like it or not, here it comes again: winter, along with snow and ice in many parts of the country. As seniors we need to take extra steps to stay safe, warm and healthy during cold weather.
Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is observing National Cybersecurity Awareness Month by promoting his office’s work securing Missouri’s elections.
LIBERTY — As the city received several phone calls regarding solicitations to paint house numbers on the curb, the city wants residents to know the effort is not a city-sponsored project nor is it required by city code.
SMITHVILLE — Although the Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce had hopes to reschedule the Backyard BBQ Bash contest for later this month, only a handful of participants were available to participate on the new date.
Ellie Alexander’s H20 Acres Country Store has an online presence, but many of her creations can be found at the Dusted Attic in the West Bottoms of Kansas City.
Community Covenant Church of Kearney
Friday, Oct. 11
Friday, Oct. 11
Friday, Oct. 11
Mammograms remain one of the best methods to detecting breast cancers, giving women the opportunity to start treatment early if cancer is detected. In countries with early access to quality screening and treatment, breast cancer survival rates are now greater than 80%.
KEARNEY — The Kearney School Board launched its search for its next superintendent by contracting with EdCounsel, a Missouri firm that conducts searches on behalf of school boards, to find qualified candidates.
Admittedly, I am not the biggest fan of modern horror movies. Name anything from the 1960s through the 1980s and I’ve probably seen it, but since that era, the dependence upon special effects and shock has left me largely uninterested. However, when an A-list cast signs up to star, I typical…
SMITHVILLE — Named after Julia Bargman, former assistant cross country coach for Smithville High School, middle school track coach and a counselor to students, this annual 5K and 1-mile walk raises funds for those suffering breast cancer in addition to providing scholarships for Smithville s…
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INDEPENDENCE — The Liberty girls golf team is back in the fold as a state team qualifier after finishing second at the Class 2 Sectional 4 tournament on Monday, Oct. 14, at the par-72 WinterStone Golf Course.
KEARNEY — The Smithville girls cross country team is now 2-for-2 on Suburban Blue conference championships as Olivia Littleton led the Warriors to a second straight league title, while Kearney’s Tyler Pedee won the boys race on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Jesse James Park.
KEARNEY — Lexie Cole of Kearney High School has been ranked sixth in a national preseason wrestling poll.
SMITHVILLE — A Smithville Middle School football team recently pulled off a nifty trick play to garner national attention.
The Kearney Bulldogs took care of business with a conference victory in three sets with Grain Valley on Thursday, Oct. 10, at Grain Valley High School.
LIBERTY — Liberty’s cross country teams swept the team titles at the Suburban Red conference meet while Liberty North’s girls placed second and the boys took fourth on Saturday, Oct. 12, on the Wildflower Cross Country Course across from Liberty North High School.
KANSAS CITY – Smithville’s defense held a potent Winnetonka offense to two touchdowns, rebounding from a road loss with a 38-14 victory on Friday, Oct. 11.
LIBERTY — Mid-Continent Public Library will break ground on a new Liberty facility during an event that will include a presentation at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29. The current branch at 1000 Kent St. will remain open during construction.
LIBERTY — In an effort to live out its mission of carrying out social, intellectual, educational, charitable, benevolent, moral, fraternal, patriotic or religious purposes for the benefit of members and the public, Thrivent Financial Services, supported Synergy Services by paying for the sup…
Over the years, Kearney School District has been recognized as a progressive school district across the Kansas City metropolitan area and state. This comes as a result of innovation in the classroom. KSD continues to strive for high quality academic programs that ensure students not only bec…
I am writing to encourage voters in Liberty to go to the polls on Nov. 5 and vote "yes" on the ballot initiative for the city of Liberty to adopt a short-term lending code and permit fee.
Little did Dr. James Naismith know when he invented the game of basketball in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1891 that, more than a century hence, it would become beholden to its Chinese overlords.
In his "Gettysburg Address," Abraham Lincoln described a "government of the people, by the people, for the people." The problem for any democracy is that those people can make a mistake — a dangerous mistake — by electing someone who's severely unqualified or a bloomin' nutcase.